Long Beach City College (117645)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,472
2022 Average Net Price
$6,084
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.23%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
22,402
38.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
21.7%
653 Graduates

About

Long Beach City College (117645) is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Long Beach City College (117645) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,644 degrees awarded), General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (40 degrees), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (26 degrees).

In 2022, 5,177 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Long Beach City College (117645). 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (3,075 degrees), 3.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (790 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Long Beach City College (117645) is $1,472, which is $−6,640 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Long Beach City College (117645) is $1,472, which is $−6,640 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,084.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending Long Beach City College (117645) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,472
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Long Beach City College (117645) was $1,472. The cost of tuition at Long Beach City College (117645) is $−6,640 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,084
2022 Value
7.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Long Beach City College (117645) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,084. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Long Beach City College (117645) grew by 7.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Long Beach City College (117645) was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 14.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 43% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Long Beach City College (117645) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 29% with respect to 2021, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.23%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Long Beach City College (117645) was 5.23%, which represents 22 out of the 421 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Long Beach City College (117645) had a total enrollment of 22,402 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Long Beach City College (117645) is 8,712 students and the part-time enrollment is 13,690. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at Long Beach City College (117645) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Long Beach City College (117645), both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.1% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 9.13% Asian, 5.44% Two or More Races, 0.594% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Long Beach City College (117645) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (26.2%) and Black or African American Female (6.47%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Long Beach City College (117645) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,402 students. The full-time enrollment at Long Beach City College (117645) is 8,712 and the part-time enrollment is 13,690. This means that 38.9% of students enrolled at Long Beach City College (117645) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Long Beach City College (117645) was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Long Beach City College (117645) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    13,468 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,743 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    2,610 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Long Beach City College (117645) is 60.1% Hispanic or Latino, 12.2% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 9.13% Asian, 5.44% Two or More Races, 0.594% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 89 students (0.397%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,159 more women than men received degrees from Long Beach City College (117645). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Long Beach City College (117645) is hispanic or latino (3,075 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (790 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Long Beach City College (117645) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,644 degrees awarded), followed by General Electrical Equipment Installation & Repair (40 degrees) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Long Beach City College (117645), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (180 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,669 degrees), and Library Science (18 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) are Physicians (393,106 people), Other managers (168,699 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (167,507 people), Police officers (140,259 people), and Postsecondary teachers (121,926 people).

The most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) in 2022 are Human Sciences (180 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,669 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Biology (297 degrees), and Protective Services (210 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) are Human Sciences (180 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,669 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Biology (297 degrees), and Protective Services (210 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (497,347 people), Elementary & secondary schools (377,889 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (345,879 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,369 people), and Offices of physicians (198,818 people).

The most specialized majors at Long Beach City College (117645) are Human Sciences (180 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,669 degrees), Library Science (18 degrees), Biology (297 degrees), and Protective Services (210 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Long Beach City College (117645).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 307 degrees awarded
  2. 297 degrees awarded
  3. 253 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Long Beach City College (117645) was General Business Administration & Management with 307 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,009
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,168
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,009 degrees were awarded to men at Long Beach City College (117645), which is 0.634 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,168).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 625 degrees were awarded to men at Long Beach City College (117645) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.599 times less than the 1044 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1044 degrees were awarded to men at Long Beach City College (117645) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.67 times more than the 625 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 9% of students graduating from Long Beach City College (117645) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (43.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Long Beach City College (117645) is Female and Asian (43.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.306% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,075 degrees awarded
  2. White
    790 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    538 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Long Beach City College (117645) is hispanic or latino (3,075 degrees awarded). There were 3.89 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (790 degrees).

0.174% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,922 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,153 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    468 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Long Beach City College (117645) is hispanic or latino female (1,922 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1153 degrees).

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Operations

Long Beach City College (117645) employs 342 Instructors. Most academics at Long Beach City College (117645) are Female Instructor (189), and Male Instructor (153).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Long Beach City College (117645) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 221 employees, Service, with 87 employees, and Management with 82 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $10.5M - Federal
  2. $37.1M - State
  3. $2.31M - Local

As of 2022, Long Beach City College (117645) received $10.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $37.1M from state grants and contracts, and $2.31M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$109M
2022 Salaries
3.84%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Long Beach City College (117645) paid a median of $109M in salaries, a 3.84% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.3M
Instructional Salaries
342
Number of Employees

In 2022, Long Beach City College (117645) paid a total of $33.3M to 342 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
342 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
221 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Long Beach City College (117645) was Instructor with 342 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Long Beach City College (117645) were Office and Administrative Support with 221 employees, Service with 87 employees, and Management with 82 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Long Beach City College (117645) was Female Instructor with 189 employees, and Male Instructor with 153 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Long Beach City College (117645).

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